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We need curious, active, caring, talented, purposeful, outstanding, successful, creative students – we need you, dear friends! And for you to start your adult life decently, the right decision will be to choose our educational institution, because…

Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University

marked its anniversary, which is 80 years now. Of course, this is a whole life for a person, a life wisdom and an invaluable experience. For a university, this is also wisdom, also experience, but with the possibility of further realization, with the ability to achieve even greater heights, with the possibility of reaching the highest peak.

Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University

has received worldwide recognition and is on the list of the best universities in the world according to the results of international and nationwide rankings – QS World University Rankings, UNESCO Top 200 Ukraine, Compass and others.

Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University

brings together scientists, including academics and corresponding members of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine and sectoral institutions, winners of state awards of Ukraine; Honored Scientists and Technicians, Honored Workers of the Higher School of Ukraine, Doctors of Sciences, Candidates of Sciences, Professors, Docents.

Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University

trains professionals who reach ecxeptional heights in their chosen field of activity. They become famous writers, MPs, journalists, specialists in the natural sciences and many more!

Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University

creates all conditions for a diverse student life, full of thrilling scientific, educational, sports and entertainment events.

Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University

acts as a scientific and methodological center for all higher education institutions in the region and confidently implements the strategic developmental program of Ukrainian society, shaping its educated, spiritual and economic potential.

Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University

supports active international cooperation with foreign educational establishments and scientific institutions. Partnerships, student exchange programs, collaborative research projects, scientific conferences and other ways of cooperation are an integral part of a university’s life, enabling it to participate in global scientific development and information sharing.

Today Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University

is ready to give you name, reputation, opportunities and share its knowledge with you. For all of this you just need to put down your name in the list of honorary graduates of one of the best universities in Ukraine – Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University. Multiply our achievements and realize your ambitions!


 Bachelor’s Degree

Educational qualification level of a person who, on the basis of complete general secondary education, has obtained basic higher education, fundamental and special skills and knowledge regarding the generalized object of work (activity), sufficient to fulfill the tasks and duties (works) of a certain level of professional activity, intended for primary positions in a particular activity.

The term of study is 4 years and is reduced by one to two years in case of entry on the basis of educational and qualification level of junior specialist in the relevant field of specialization. The person who has received the bachelor’s degree, after passing the special exams on a competitive basis, is entitled (this will depend on the number of free places and personal success of the graduate) to continue education for free or on a paid basis in order to get to the next level – specialist or master.

A bachelor’s degree is a certificate of a full-time undergraduate degree completion. It gives a graduate the right to take up positions in the employment that require the presence of higher education in accordance with their qualification requirements.

You will be able to find out the directions of preparation of bachelors at Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University on the site, the requirements for admission, when to apply, how to enroll and so on.

 Master’s Degree

A master’s degree is an educational and qualification level of a specialist who, based on the qualification of a bachelor (specialist), has acquired in-depth special knowledge and skills of research and innovation character, has some experience of their application and production of new knowledge for solving problematic professional problems in a certain branch of economy.

The master’s program is based on in-depth specialization, individualization, research. It is focused on training specialists for research and teaching activities, for work in the field of science-intensive technologies. A characteristic feature of a master’s degree should be a high level of methodological culture, creative mastery of methods of cognition and activity, solving of non-standard, innovative problems.

Who is eligible for admission to the Magistracy?

The right to enter the magistracy of DonNU named after Vasyl Stus is enjoyed by persons who have successfully completed training under the bachelor’s or specialist programs, passed the necessary exams and passed the competition.

The maximum number of undergraduates who can be admitted to the specialties of a particular department is determined by the size of the “quota” for master’s training. Specialists who wish to continue their education in the magistracy will be able to do so only on a paid basis, because the magistracy is considered to be the second higher education for them.

The master’s degree is awarded on the basis of the of the master’s thesis. Students receive the documents of the established sample on the acquisition of full higher education in the specialty and qualification of the master.

Master’s graduates will be able to realize themselves in science, occupy positions that require analytical and project skills, conduct independent production or socio-economic activities. They are also eligible for further graduate studies.

Second Higher Education

Donetsk National University named after Vasyl Stus accepts students for the education who have basic (Bachelor’s degree) or full (Master’s degree, Specialist’s) degree, to obtain a second higher education for the 1st year with a reduced term within the license volume.

Secondary education is awarded on the basis of full reimbursement of training costs.

A citizen of Ukraine has the right to obtain higher education in the second direction (specialty) free of charge, if he or she lost the opportunity to perform his / her duties and duties according to the previously obtained qualification, which is confirmed by the conclusions of the medical and social expert commission (subject to availability of budgetary places) ).

Individuals who enter the Vasyl’ Stus DonNU to receive a second higher education with a shortened term of study, take a professional test in the form of an interview, which results in a score on a scale of 100 to 200 points.

For the competitive selection of entrants for the second higher education with a shortened term of study, the competition score is calculated by adding the points obtained in the interview to the average score of the supplement to the diploma of higher education.

The grade point average for a higher education diploma is calculated on a 100-point scale, rounded down to one hundredths of a point, and converted to a 200-point scale by adding 100 points to it. If in addition to the diploma of higher education there are grades on a 5-point scale, they are translated into 100-points as follows: “3” corresponds to “50” points, “4” corresponds to “70” points, “5” corresponds to “90»points.

The study contract is concluded after the order on the enrollment of Vasyl Stus DonNU students has been issued.

For Foreign Entrants

Vasyl’ Stus Donetsk National University offers a wide range of programs for international students. If you want to study at one of the best universities, choose the program that interests you. In this section you will find detailed information about the application process for entry, the directions of preparation, obtaining a visa and the procedure of entry to Ukraine for study.

Department of preparation for teaching and education of foreigners [email protected]

Work schedule and contacts

Before the start of the Introductory Campaign

Mon-Fri: 9:00 – 16:00
Lunch Break: 13:00 – 14:00

During the Introductory Campaign

Mon-Fri: 9:00 – 16:00
Lunch Break: 13:00 – 14:00

Sat: 9:00 – 14:00
Lunch Break: none

Vasyl Stus Donetsk National University Admissions Committee in


Address: room 101 (1st floor), main building, st. 600-richchia, 21, Vinnytsia.

Phone for information: +380 (432) 50-89-32, +380 (98) 971-96-40

E-mail: [email protected]

How you can get to the main building of the university:

  • from the central railway station: by trolleybus № 5, tram № 6, bus № 25 to the stop «vulytsia 600-richchia Peremogy »;
  • from the central bus station: by trolleybus № 5, tram № 6, bus № 25 to the stop «vulytsia 600-richchia Peremogy »;
  • from the western bus station: by tram № 2 or 3 to the stop « vulytsia 600-richchia Peremogy »;
  • from the eastern bus station: by trolleybus № 4 to the stop «vulytsia 600-richchia Peremogy».